118. James Bedwell73 was born about 1789 in Virginia.155 He died of pneumonia in Apr
1860 in Poinsett County, Arkansas.156,157
1820 Census for Bedford County, Tennessee, shows James Bedwell as head
of household containing: two males under 10; one male 10-15; one male 26-44;
one female under 10; one female 26-44; one male slave of 14-25; two female slaves
under 14; and one female slave 26-44.
Ancestry.com has this census listing for James Bedwell, but no online
Name: Bedwell, James; Township: Unknown Townships; County: Lawrence; State: Arkansas;
Year: 1834;p Roll: _IMAGE Page: 2.
1834 Tax List for Chicott County, Arkansas, shows a James Bedwell. Because
Chicott County is so far south of Lawrence and Poinsett counties, this is probably
a different James Bedwell.
1840 Census for Languille, Poinsett County, Arkansas, shows James Bedwell
as head of household containing one male between 30-40, one male between 60-70,
two females between 10-15, two females between 15-20, and one female between
1850 Census for Bolivar Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas, shows Samuel
H. Bedwell (incorrectly shown as Bidwell in ancestry.com index), age 33, a farmer
born in Tennessee, as head of household with: James Bedwell, 61, born in Virginia;
and Susana Bedwell, 63, born in North Carolina
From the Mortality Index of the 1860 census:
Bedwell, James; Age: 74; Gender: M; Death Date: April, 1860; Death Location:
Poinsett, Arkansas; Cause: Pneumonia; Birth Location: Tennessee.
Susanah Rawson155,156 was born about 1787 in North
Carolina.155 She died in
1866 in Poinsett County, Arkansas.158
James Bedwell and Susanah Rawson had the following children: